tripe
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century 1. stomach tissue especially of a ruminant (as an ox) used as food 2. something poor, worthless, or offensive

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  • tripe — tripe …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • tripe — [ trip ] n. f. • 1260; esp. tripa ou it. trippa 1 ♦ Au plur. Boyaux d un animal, et spécialt Boyaux (et estomacs) de ruminants préparés pour être consommés. ⇒ gras double, région. tripous. Tripes à la mode de Caen, à la lyonnaise. 2 ♦ Par anal.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tripe — Tripe, n. [OE. tripe, F. tripe; of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. & Pg. tripa, It. trippa, OD. tripe, W. tripa, Armor. stripen.] 1. The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food. [1913 Webster] How say you to a fat tripe finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tripe — [traıp] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old Frenc] 1.) the stomach of a cow or pig, used as food ▪ tripe and onions 2.) especially BrE informal something someone says or writes that is stupid or untrue ▪ What Charles was saying was utter tripe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tripe — c.1300, from O.Fr. tripe entrails used as food (13c.), of unknown origin, perhaps via Sp. tripa from Arabic therb suet (but also said to mean fold of a piece of cloth ). Applied contemptuously to persons (1590s), then to anything considered… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tripe — tripe; un·tripe; …   English syllables

  • tripe — (Del fr. tripe). m. Tejido de lana o esparto parecido al terciopelo, que se usa principalmente en la confección de alfombras …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • tripe — [ traıp ] noun uncount 1. ) INFORMAL nonsense 2. ) the stomach of a cow or sheep eaten as food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tripe — s. m. 1.  [Antigo] Estofo aveludado de linho ou de algodão e lã. • tripes s. f. pl. 2.  [Entomologia] Gênero de pequenos insetos que vivem nas folhas e nas flores …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tripé — s. m. 1. Aparelho portátil, com três pés ou escoras, sobre o qual pode assentar uma máquina fotográfica, uma câmara, uma prancheta, um instrumento de geodésia, etc. 2. Tripeça.   ‣ Etimologia: latim tripes, edis, que tem três pés …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tripe — trȉpe ž pl. tantum DEFINICIJA v. tripice …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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